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Haltiwanger research cited in start-up boom story

Forbes article lauds American "grit"

In a recent article, Jack Kelly at Forbes wrote, "Another unique American trait has resurfaced. The U.S. has started new businesses at a record-setting rate, in what is being deemed as a 'startup boom.' [Faculty Associate] John Haltiwanger said that within the first two months of the virus outbreak, there was a noticeable rise in new business applications." Haltiwanger's work pointed out that "the third quarter of 2020 is the highest quarter of [start-up] applications we've ever seen."

See the complete Forbes article

This research was quoted in several other sources :

National Public Radio, The Unexpected Boom In Startups, November 10, 2020